This policy governs the collection and use of personal information submitted to The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne through our website, and the terms of use for our website. In this Web page, "we", "our" and "us" means The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne.  The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne is bound by the provisions of the Privacy Act of Victoria 2001.

Why do we collect personal information?

We only collect personal information (when submitted) in order to fulfil a request or registration. This may include any contact details you provide when you submit a form to contact us.

Do we use cookies and log files?

In order to properly manage our website we will anonymously log information on our operational systems, and identify categories of visitors by items such as domains and browser types. These statistics are reported in the aggregate by our ISP. This is to ensure that our website represents the best web experience for visitors and is an effective information resource.

If you sign in to our website, we will cookies to keep you signed in. These cookies are automatically deleted when you sign out or close your browser, and we do not monitor them.

Access to, and use of information

Depending on the purpose of the information submitted some information may be stored in our email or contact systems. Some or all of this information may be available to the Administrator and authorised staff of The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. 
Where we have obtained your consent, we may also send you communications from time to time, for example to advise you of news or research which may be of interest to you.

Disclosure of information to Third Parties

We will not disclose information to other third parties except in cases where required by law or where the third party is a contractor or supplier who is engaged by us to assist with the activities of The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. All such contractors will be bound contractually to keep all information confidential.

How long is information stored?

Information will be kept until it is outdated or no longer required.